Helicobacter pylori infection and gastropathy: a comparison between Indonesian and Japanese patients.

@article{Abdullah2009HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori infection and gastropathy: a comparison between Indonesian and Japanese patients.},
  author={M. Kaysar Abdullah and Hiroyuki Ohtsuka and Abdul Aziz Rani and Tadashi Sato and Ari Fahrial Syam and Masayuki A. Fujino},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 39},
  pages={4928-31}
}
AIM To compare the effects of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection on gastropathy between Indonesian and Japanese patients. METHODS Biopsy specimens were obtained during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy from 167 subjects (125 Indonesians and 42 Japanese) with uninvestigated symptoms of dyspepsia. The specimens were analyzed for the presence of H. pylori using urease analysis, histopathology, and cell culture. The grade and activity of gastritis was assessed using the updated Sydney… CONTINUE READING